Is There Mail on Thanksgiving 2019? USPS, UPS and Fedex Delivery Schedule and Hours

Is there mail on Thanksgiving? Today, November 28, is Thanksgiving, a national and federal holiday, so does mail come on Thanksgiving? Mail services like USPS, UPS, and FedEx may be closed or run limited services on Thanksgiving 2019. Find details of mail services on Thanksgiving below.

Will USPS deliver on Thanksgiving?

USPS will not be delivering mail on Thanksgiving 2019 and post offices will be closed. The United States Postal Service does not deliver mail on federal holidays, so it is always closed on Thanksgiving. USPS will also be closed on Christmas Day. If you are planning to send or receive mail around Thanksgiving, consider that there will be no service on November 28. Services will resume and post offices will be open as usual on November 29.

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A USPS worker delivering mail. Justin Sullivan/Getty

Will UPS deliver mail on Thanksgiving?

UPS will not be delivering mail on Thanksgiving 2019. All UPS services—UPS Domestic Ground, Air and International, The UPS Store Locations, UPS Freighzrat (LTL/FTL) and UPS Forwarding (Air and Ocean Freight)—will be closed on Thanksgiving, except for UPS Express Critical.

UPS pickup and delivery services will be running on the day after Thanksgiving, but UPS Freight will not be available. All UPS services except for UPS Express Critical will not be available on Christmas Day and UPS will be operating with modified services around the holiday period.

Will FedEx deliver mail on Thanksgiving?

FedEx will not be delivering mail on Thanksgiving 2019, except for FedEx Custom Critical. Additionally, some FedEx services will operate with modified hours around the holiday. On November 29, FedEx Express and FedEx Office will have modified hours, and on November 30, only FedEx Express will operate with additional hours.

FedEx Freight will be closed November 28 through November 30 and FedEx Ground will be closed on November 30.

Why is there no mail on Thanksgiving?

Thanksgiving is a federal holiday, which means many workers have the day off. USPS, UPS, and FedEx all observe Thanksgiving as a holiday, which means mail and delivery service workers will have the day off.

There will be no mail service on other national holidays like Christmas, New Year's Day, Easter, Mother's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, and Labor Day. There may also be no or modified service on Presidents Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Good Friday, Columbus Day, and New Year's Eve. U.S. residents planning to send or receive mail around these dates should consider the closures and plan ahead.